U.S. Navy to ban Confederate flag, Chief of Naval Operations says

Posted at 4:34 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 16:34:24-04

The U.S. Navy will ban the Confederate flag, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael M. Gilday announced on Twitter Tuesday.

"Today, I directed my staff to begin crafting an order that would prohibit the Confederate battle flag from all public spaces and work areas aboard Navy installations, ships, aircraft and submarines," Adm. Gilday wrote. "The order is meant to ensure unit cohesion, preserve good order and discipline, and uphold the Navy’s core values of honor, courage and commitment."

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